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Feb 19, 2017; Halifax, NS, Canada; Johny Hendricks (red gloves) fights Hector Lombard (blue gloves) during UFC Fight Night at Scotiabank Centre. Mandatory Credit: Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports

New Beginnings For Johny Hendricks

New Beginnings For Johny Hendricks

Image Source by Eoin Togher The former welterweight champion moved up to middleweight last night, to take on Hector Lombard at UFC Fight Night 105 in Halifax. Hendricks was finally able to get back into the win column, as he picked up the unanimous decision victory over Lombard. Hendricks, who picked up his first win


Rodriguez Defeats Penn

Image Source by Eoin Togher Mexican fighter, Yair Rodriguez defeated returning UFC legend BJ Penn on Sunday night, in the main event of UFC Fight Night 103 in Arizona. Penn was going to into his first bout since his loss to Frankie Edgar in 2014. The Hawaiian was hoping to have a dream return and


McGregor Wins RTÉ Award

Image Source by Eoin Togher MMA star Conor McGregor was announced as RTÉ sports person of the year on Saturday night. It has been a momentous year for ‘The Notorious One’ as he became the first fighter in UFC history to hold titles in two different weight classes simultaneously. McGregor knocked out former lightweight champion


‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Review

by Lucien Waugh-Daly It’s enormously telling that, when Darth Vader makes his entrance midway through Rogue One, one is taken aback by the sheer cheesiness of his iconic costume and speech. While Vader remains one of cinema’s most enduring villains, the late 1970s-aesthetic of the character is at such sharp odds with the dusty realism of


Rugby Review 2016

Image Source by Eoin Togher The rugby year of 2016 has been a very interesting one, from shocking victories like Ireland beating New Zealand for the first time and Connacht winning the Guinness Pro 12 (their first ever trophy) the year has certainly been one to remember. Even locally in Mayo, it’s been a very